[SUMMER SONGS] Ride Out the Dark, the debut album
from Portland quintet Houndstooth, certainly could not have come at a
better time. In fact, the album couldn’t have a more apt title: Katie
Best New Portland Music
[POSTCARDS FROM SOMEWHERE] Appropriately for an album informed by the perpetual displacement of life on the road, No News From Home,
the second full-length from kaleidoscopic folkies Houndstooth,
“Canary Island,” the latest single by Portland-based quintet Houndstooth, feels like driving to the beach on a sunny day. The breeze is warm, your windows are down and you wave lazily to some surfers as they cross the street approaching the ocean. Tagged as “Southern rock” and “psychedelic rock & roll,” the single certainly features elements of both, but also delivers ...